We are so done with all the teaser images and blurry details about the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera sportscar. As the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show is fast approaching, Porsche decided to kill the public curiosity by releasing official unveil of the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera sportscar. Well, it’s about time, don’t you think?
No additional name for the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera and it grows some length as it carries a 100mm longer – around 3.94 inches) wheelbase, which definitely will be more stability and better interior space. Back then, the Porsche 911 was always one of the most practical sportscars on the market, so the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera sportscar for the front and rear overhangs have been shortened.
To follow the recent trend, the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera sportscar is made from lightweight materials on the body and the new platform. The right amount of lightweight materials on the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera sportscar sheds weight up to 45kg or around 99 lbs, but of course, it depends on the model.
The base platform for the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera 4 will be powered by the new 3.4L V6 borrowed from the Porsche Boxster S which able to unleash about 350 horsepower. For the Carrera S of the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera variant, it will get a 3.8L engine which gives output around 400 horsepower.
2012 Porsche 911 Carrera sportscar carries 16% fuel consumption and emissions lower compared to the previous generation. We already mentioned the engine is not hybrid, right? That amazing fuel consumption figures and emissions achieved from auto starts/stop, thermal management, electrical system recuperation, and the world’s first 7-speed manual transmission. Wait… let us check out source once again. Yes, folks… 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera sportscar officially uses 7-speed manual gearbox.
The world debut for the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera sportscar will be at 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show and the sales starts in December 3rd 2011. You can start order the 2012 911 Carrera on September 1st with price tag sets at €88,038 and for the 2012 911 Carrera S costs €102,436 which including 19% VAT and market-specific equipment. The amount of money you will spend on the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera sportscar worth every penny of it.